LAWRENCE JAMES BALDWIN
February 9, 2022
Lawrence James Baldwin of Alva, Oklahoma, passed away on February 5, 2022 at the age of 82 years, 2 months and 24 days.
Lawrence was born on November 9, 1939, in Arkansas City, Kansas, to Everett and Lola Baldwin. He attended Arkansas City schools all the way through junior college. In 1959 he married Patricia Gail Belew of Burden, Kansas, and relocated to Alva, Oklahoma. Lawrence had a 55-year career as an Alva businessman serving the community he loved.
In 1959 Lawrence opened Baldwin Oil Company, a full service gas station on Oklahoma Boulevard, initially under the Vickers brand, but the...